December 05, 2022
By Laden Force
I’ve used chainsaws around the farm and in our land management efforts for years. Yet, when it came to the moment of a dull saw chain, it always seemed more convenient to make a quick run to the local Farm & Home mechanic than to take the time to learn how to do it on my own. That all changed recently when I decided to increase my masculinity meter, so that my buddies didn’t mistake me for a pipsqueak salesman from the city instead of the farm-raised Missouri bowhunter that I am.
I took the time to do some research, locate the proper tools and did what every millennial does these days, watched several YouTube videos. What I took away is that the saw chain sharpening...